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CONTENȚS

TO THE

SECOND VOLUME.

LET.

PAGI

8 11

LXIII. T HE rise or the decline of literature, not

dependant on man, but resulting from the

viciffitudes of nature LXIV. The great exchange happiness for show.

Their folly, in this respect, of use to fo.

ciety
LXV. The history of a philosophic cobler
LXVI. The difference between love and gratitude
LXVII. The folly of attempting to learn wisdom

by being recluse .
LXVIII. Quacks ridiculed. Some particularly

:: mentioned LXIX. The fear of mad dogs ridiculed LXX. Fortune proved not to be blind. The story

of the avaricious miller LXXI. The shabby beau, the man in black, the

Chinese philofopher, &c. at Vauxhall LXXII The marriage act censured

LXVIII. by being reclufe pting to lear,

LET.

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LXXIII. Life endeared by age

LXXIV. The description of a little great man

LXXV. The necessity of amusing each other with

new books insisted upon
LXXVI. The preference of grace to beauty, an

allegory
LXXVII. The behaviour of a shop-keeper and his

journeyman

LXXVIII. The French ridiculed after their own

manner

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LXXIX. The preparations of both theatres for a

winter campaign
LXXX. The evil tendency of increasing penal

laws, or enforcing even those already in

being with rigor

LXXXI. The ladies trains ridiculed

LXXXII. The sciences useful in a populous state,

prejudicial in a barbarous one

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LXXXIII. Some cautions on life, taken from a

modern philosopher of China

LXXXIV. The anecdotes of several poets who lived

and died in circumstances of wretch-

edness
LXXXV. The trifling squabbles of stage-players

ridiculed
LXXXVI. The races of Newmarket ridiculed.

The description of a cart race

LXXXVII. The folly of the western parts of Eu.

rope, in employing the Russians to

fight their battles

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LXXXVIII. The ladies advised to get husbands.

A story to this purpose

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